Elder synonyms

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An elderly person, esp. one who is retired
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(In combination) having a specified rank
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Old person
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A priest in various churches.
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(Colloquial) A leading light, or exemplar of a particular practice or movement.
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Any person from whom one is descended, esp. one earlier in a family line than a grandparent; forefather; forebear
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Between middle age and extreme old age
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Higher in rank, dignity, or office.
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Old Mr. ____
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One's girlfriend or mistress, often, specif., when one lives with her
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The definition of a veteran is a person who has served in the military or a person who has obtained a lot of experience in a particular field.
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Something very old or antiquated.
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One who has retired from active working life.
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Old person
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Old person
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A sexagenarian person
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A septuagenarian person
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An octogenarian person
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A nonagenarian person
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(Informal) An elderly person, specif. one who is 65 or older and retired
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An extremely old or long-lived man.
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Alternative spelling of greybeard.
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(Informal) A person who is no longer young or middle aged; old or elderly person
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(Idiomatic) Old and over-conservative person.
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Granny is defined as a term for a grandmother, or the mother of your mother or father.
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(Colloquial, humorous) Grandpa, grandfather.
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(--- Mormon Ch.) A high-ranking member of the Melchizedek priesthood
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A female leader of a family, a tribe or an ethnic or religious group.
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A superior
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A person holding a high, dignified position or office
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The definition of a senator is a member of a senate, which is a group of people with power in the government.
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A person in charge of a group of children at a camp
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A superior
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Any elderly retired statesman who continues to be consulted unofficially on governmental matters
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The senior member of a body or group:
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A man who serves or is thought of as a protector:
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A woman who gives birth to a child.
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Having reached the age of:
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The definition of antiquated is something that is out of date, old or no longer useful.
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The definition of elderly is someone who is old.
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Showing the marked deterioration often accompanying old age, esp. mental impairment characterized by confusion, memory loss, etc.
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The condition of being anile.
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The definition of antiquity refers to the state of being old.
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Cultural ancestor; one who originated an idea or tradition.
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A rounded compact mass, as of leaves or buds:
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(Law) The right of the eldest child, especially the eldest son, to inherit the entire estate of one or both parents.
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(Gerontology) Old age; accumulated damage to macromolecules, cells, tissues and organs with the passage of time.
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(Uncountable) The losing of memory and reason due to senescence.
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The definition of a shrub is a small woody plant with multiple permanent stems that are usually a little smaller than a tree.
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A superior person or thing
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A plant or shrub resembling a tree in form or size.
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Comparative form of young: more young
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Superlative form of young: most young
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(Figuratively) Younger than anyone else in a group.
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A child
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(Uncountable) The quality or state of being young.
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A younger person.
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A subject area of secondary concentration of a student at a college or university, or the student who has chosen such a secondary concentration.
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A person who lived in ancient times.
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Advantage
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(Informal) A person of higher rank or position
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(Cricket) The set number of balls bowled during a single turn at one end of the wicket
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Elder; a shrub or tree of the genus Sambucus
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used of the older of two persons of the same name especially used to distinguish a father from his son
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any of numerous shrubs or small trees of temperate and subtropical northern hemisphere having white flowers and berrylike fruit
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(Informal, idiomatic) Wife.
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One who is at least 100 years old. One who is past his or her tenth decade.
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Old person
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(Slang) A supervisor; a boss.
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